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Am Flughafen ~ German Worksheet ~ Question Word Practice ~ Telling Time

Am Flughafen ~ German Worksheet ~ Question Word Practice ~ Telling Time

This 1~page worksheet requires students to read a timetable in German and then answer 8 reading comprehension questions. Students must review how to talk about the time! This activity may be done alone, in pairs or for homework.1. Wann fliegt Flug DL143 nach Zürich?2. Von welchem Flugsteig fliegt man nach Boston?3. Wann ist der erste Flug heute?4. Wann ist der letzte Flug heute?5. Was sind die beiden Flüge mit American Airlines (AA)?6. Welche drei Flüge gehen von Steig D?7. Wie viele internationale Flüge gibt es heute?8. Wohin willst du fliegen und warum?

By ninatutor

Circle sentences

Circle sentences

Circle the words to find the sentence!Read out clues to students either in TL or English. They cross off or circle the words they think are the answers, then re-order the words into the correct order to find the sentence and translate into English.Example below from the resource (which is a template in German on the holidays topic and can be adapted for any language - or subject, for that matter!)1. A country famous for onion soup and red wine! (Frankreich)2. Sounds like where you put your rubbish (bin)3. Sounds like what you say when something tastes horrible (ich)4. This word rhymes with back. (nach)5. This word means “went” (gefahren)6. The last three letters of the word “pound” (und)7. The only word on the grid with 2 letters. (es)8. Britain fought two of these with Germany (war)9. The opposite of really bad (total super)

By jhalkyard

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

A resource to practise role play and photocards on the topics of town and local area. Encourages students to predict questions and be thorough in their responses. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

30 x German Vocab Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Crossword Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

30 x German Vocab Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Crossword Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

30 starter-style keyword wordsearches, crosswords and anagrams, covering 10 themes. 3 starters for each theme. They are:Days of The Week, Months of The Year, Numbers, All About Me, Family, Food and Drink, School, Things To Do, Animals,Colours.Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen.

By mikedean

Food/Shopping Photocard and Role Play

Food/Shopping Photocard and Role Play

A resource to practise role play and photocards on the topics of food/shopping. Encourages students to predict questions and be thorough in their responses. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

Weather game

Weather game

Game to practise weather in either French or German. Divide class into three teams, they take turns to give the sentence in French / German, click on the picture, they get the points behind it. Team with most points wins!

By Mortimer007

Leisure Photocard and Role Play

Leisure Photocard and Role Play

A worksheet for students to practise preparing photocards and role plays for the new GCSE. Encourages students to proof read their preparation notes for grammatical accuracy, to anticipate questions which might be asked on the topic and to form questions themselves. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam - General Conversation.

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam - General Conversation.

This is a booklet that can be printed for each student and contains over 150 general conversation questions. These questions have put together by researching all exam boards specifications and example materials. The questions are in themes are also broken down into sub-themes. Within each set of questions in a sub-theme, they have be classified into tenses so that pupils can be clear of the tense they need to use to answer the relevant question. These can form the basis of regular classroom practice for the speaking exam and if pupils are confident with these questions, they will also be able to answer many of the questions that will form part of the photo card section of the exam.

By cgazzal

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Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger

Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger

This 83 page file is a complete beginner textbook and workbook that I've completed over my last 15 years of teaching/tutoring German. It includes careful explanations and exercises on all the topics covered in a first year German course. It also includes a detailed description of grammar terms and a full appendix with all the most important charts for studying the German language.This PDF can be used on its own or as a complement to any beginner German language course of study.You can use it get its entirety or simply print out pages as worksheets.Course Outline (It is thematic)Unit 1: The BasicsAlphabet, pronunciation, greetingsUnit 2: Talking about FamilyFamily vocab, gender and plurals, habenUnit 3: Describing PeopleVerb conjugations, seinUnit 4: Numbers and Time PhrasesNumbers, Telling TimeUnit 5: My HouseWord orderUnit 6: Common Irregular VerbsHaben, sein, werden, The WeatherUnit 7: Asking QuestionsQuestion Words, Stem-change VerbsUnit 8: Talking about HobbiesMonths, Days of the Week, ModalsUnit 9: At a RestaurantNominative and Accusative, Possessives Unit 10: Around TownPrepositions of Place, DativeUnit 11: At a Soccer Game Comparatives and SuperlativesUnit 12: New Year’s EveFuture tenseUnit 13: Taking a TripSeparable prefix verbsUnit 14: At the MoviesThe Conversational PastUnit 15: Grocery shoppingExpressing Likes, Gefallen, Gern habenUnit 16: Daily RoutinesReflexive VerbsUnit 17: A PostcardConjunctionsUnit 18: A Day in BerlinThe Simple Past, ModalsUnit 19: Renting an ApartmentGenitive Case, Adjective endings Unit 20: A Day HikeRelative PronounsAppendices A-E:Declension ChartsPrepositionsGrammar Terms

By ninatutor

German GCSE New Specifications Translation Exercises.

German GCSE New Specifications Translation Exercises.

This document is in the format of worksheets/ a booklet that can be given to all GCSE students. It is broken down into themes and then into the topics within each theme. For each topic there are 10 translation exercises, as on the Reading Exam. It is contains in total 60 translations of varying lengths and levels of challenge. The translations have been created carefully and are in line with exam board exemplar materials. This could be used by pupils at the end of teaching each topic/ sub-theme in order to test/ check understanding and to practise translation skills or used for wider translation purposes.

By cgazzal

Flags / Fahnen

Flags / Fahnen

Easy worksheet to colour in the flags of a few countries (words underneath for students to match up and copy alongside the flag). Good for cover.

By jhalkyard

KS4 German Holiday Complaint Letter

KS4 German Holiday Complaint Letter

A task to write a holiday complaint letter with step-by-step instructions to create a good answer. Used as an opportunity for students to write their first controlled-asessment style piece of writing, with plenty of support and room for extending with adverbial phrases (on separate sheet). I hope you have as much fun reading/teaching it as I did making it up!

By hasslethehog

GERMAN GCSE SPEAKING EXAM NEW SPEC SUPPORT BOOKLET/WORKBOOK

GERMAN GCSE SPEAKING EXAM NEW SPEC SUPPORT BOOKLET/WORKBOOK

(Newly added note - I've just gone to download the booklet from school, having produced it at home, and the formatting is different, must be a different version of Word. So I've gone through again and amended. If anyone has bought this one and would like the other version, please comment and I'll send it to you. Thanks) I've used the new AQA specimen papers to create this comprehensive booklet which will support GCSE pupils in their learning for the Speaking exams. Although I've used the AQA specimen, I'm sure this would be very usable for Edexcel too. Included on here is the English and example answers for all sections - role-play, photo cards and general conversation, for both higher and foundation, plus the mark scheme and the example cards. There's also a tracker, lots of explanations and a list of high frequency words which can be used for testing. There are two sections for them to practise their own answers and they can fold the papers over for better testing. Students can pair up and take turns to be the examiner and they can check their answers with the mark scheme. I plan to give this to my year 10 class in chunks at a time, so we have continued work on one section at a time as we go through - this booklet will feature heavily in homework I set my year 10s for the next year and a half! (Could also be given as advanced prep to year 9s). This has taken an enormous amount of time so I'd appreciate any feedback. If you spot a mistake, please be gentle ;) but please let me know. I phoned up the exam board and checked that they were happy for me to do this and that I wasn't showing anything I shouldn't, and it's all fine :) Hope it's really useful!

By lilaclanguagelearning

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam Photo Cards.

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam Photo Cards.

Based on the new specifications of exam boards for German GCSE, I have produced 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions. The range of questions covers both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all sub-themes. The questions are based on information/ specifications/ sample materials from several exam boards. They can be used over many lessons for practising this part of the exam and/or as part of mock exams.

By cgazzal

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GCSE German Photo Cards, General conversation, Translations, Exam Rubrics.

GCSE German Photo Cards, General conversation, Translations, Exam Rubrics.

German GCSE New Specifications – Speaking Exam – Photo Cards, General Conversation, Reading Exam -Translations, Exam Rubrics.This is a bundle of 4 large resources:1. A booklet that can be given to all GCSE students, containing in total 60 translations of varying lengths and levels of challenge. The translations have been created carefully and are in line with exam board exemplar materials.2. Based on the new specifications of exam boards for German GCSE, there are 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions. The range of questions covers both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all topics/sub-themes.3. This is a booklet that can be printed for each student and contains over 150 general conversation questions. These questions have put together by researching all exam boards specifications and example materials. The questions are in themes are also broken down into topics/ sub-themes. Within each set of questions in a sub-theme, they have be classified into tenses so that pupils can be clear of the tense they need to use to answer the relevant question. 4. For the new GCSE exams, pupils will be expected to understand all German exam rubrics. This PowerPoint goes through all rubrics needed, starting with understanding the main verbs, commonly used words and then through to whole instructions in German. There are plenty of exercises for pupils to complete and a worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint.

By cgazzal

NEW. GCSE German vocabulary for new AQA spec

NEW. GCSE German vocabulary for new AQA spec

An updated list of vocabulary in German AND English for the NEW AQA specification, covering vocabulary old and new across all 4 contexts. It is not absolutely exhaustive, but covers the vast bulk of the new material. Layout suits being collated into an A5 booklet.

By noonoophil

German Activities - Das Perfekt - Quiz Quiz Trade - The Perfect Tense

German Activities - Das Perfekt - Quiz Quiz Trade - The Perfect Tense

This resource contains 80 Quiz Quiz Trade cards on the PerfectTense. The cards are grouped in categories to fit the levels of different classes: - Verbs with "haben" (32 cards) - Verbs with "sein" (32 cards) - Questions (8 cards) - Word Order (8 cards) Quiz Quiz Trade: Each student gets one or multiple cards. Student A asks student B for the translation of the English sentence of their card. If student B gets it right, they get the card. If student B gets it wrong, student A gives them the correct answer, but keeps the card. They then swap roles. After both students have asked and answered a question, they find a new partner. The student with the most cards wins. Great to get students used to translating in a fun way!more Quiz Quiz Trade Cards:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-activities-present-tense-quiz-quiz-trade-11494462

By Languagesresources

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

Resources for a lesson with a lower set on protecting the environment and phrases with 'zu&'. Lots of room for fun (with phrases such as &';I refuse to take the bus!') and extension by coordinating sentences (&'...but I promise to protect the environment!&';). Includes Diamond 9 activity (with support for discussing in German), guess my sentence activity, battleships, and Os and Xs. (Another successful interview lesson!)

By hasslethehog

Exam practice - key vocabulary

Exam practice - key vocabulary

Included within this teacher PPT are 27 starters to revise high frequency vocabulary, grammar and essential exam topics ⁃ 2 false friend activities ⁃ Opposites match up ⁃ Gap fill - nouns in German ⁃ Dominoes - adjectives ⁃ Match up - negative expressions ⁃ Categorisation of irregular verbs in 6 tenses ⁃ Unscramble letters - reflexive verbs ⁃ Reading comprehension - leisure ⁃ Gap fill - possessive pronouns ⁃ Writing - house and home ⁃ Writing - free time ⁃ Categorisation - adjectives to describe personality ⁃ Town or countryside - arguments for and against ⁃ Ideal town conditional writing frame ⁃ Sentence match - directions ⁃ Reading comprehension - school timetable ⁃ Crossword - higher numbers ⁃ Writing/speaking - common questions with numbers ⁃ Writing - times ⁃ Word search - time phrases ⁃ Match up - question words ⁃ Word unscramble - restaurant vocabulary ⁃ Common questions ⁃ Opinion adjectives - fill in the missing vowels ⁃ Opinions - past, present or future? ⁃ Synonym match up These exercises can be used for starters, mini-plenaries and plenaries to introduce, consolidate or revise key exam areas. Easy to use on its own or to cut and paste into your existing presentations.

By rooney33

GCSE Writing Target Stickers

GCSE Writing Target Stickers

Stickers for pupil work at KS4 telling them what they need to do to move up a grade. Adapted from a resource I found on this site to fit MFL. Should print on 4x2 labels pack.(Designed for Avery but fits bog standard generic brand)

By annelouisep

MFL Talk boardgames 3 and 4 -  Leisure and Holidays

MFL Talk boardgames 3 and 4 - Leisure and Holidays

Gameboards for holidays and leisure. Print them out in colour A3 size. You will need counters and dice. There are suggestions on how to use them. I have uploaded boards for the other GCSE topics too. Very good for independent learning, encouraging spontaneous speaking (group talk) and GCSE revision. DO let me know if you think it needs altering in any way.

By maryjane1969

Mein Wochenende Stimmt 9-1 GCSE

Mein Wochenende Stimmt 9-1 GCSE

Aim of the lesson (it can also take 2) is to discuss what you do at the weekend or you will do, so it includes practice of the future tense and future tense phrases. It also includes practice on prepositions with dative and accusative case. Fab!

By antmfl

GERMAN SPEAKING PRACTICE (3) - 50 PROMPT CARDS - SEPARABLE VERBS PRESENT TENSE

GERMAN SPEAKING PRACTICE (3) - 50 PROMPT CARDS - SEPARABLE VERBS PRESENT TENSE

PERFECT FOR PRACTISING SEPARABLE VERBS (1) IN THE PRESENT TENSE!Perfect for speaking practice, and multi-skill language learning, TALK TIME IN GERMAN SET 3 provides 50 question and answer prompt cards that give your students structured talk opportunities, and will also get them listening, reading and writing. They’re ideal for independent learning, and perfect for pair and small-group work. The set focuses on 25 high-frequency separable verbs in the present tense.The prompt cards also feature language and structures that your students are likely to meet in the more intermediate stages of their GERMAN learning, including modal verbs, word order, case and prepositions governed by the accusative and dative. The REFERENCE BOOKLET includes all the questions and answers written out in full in GERMAN. Students find this a very useful learning support resource and it's also a handy whole-group pronunciation practice and reading-out loud resource. Students use the NOTES AND NEXT STEPS template to reflect on their learning, and think about what they might reasonably do to progress in their learning.The QUESTION AND ANSWER WRITING TEMPLATES give students the opportunity to apply their GERMAN very practically, as they create both questions and answers for each other. This is a great team activity too.SET 3 is a great complementary resource to other sets in the TALK TIME IN GERMAN series, particularly SET 4, which features the same separable verbs in the perfect tense, but it works perfectly well as standalone resources too. You can also use the cards for a whole range of games, and I've described how to play several you can start with. The resource consists of two non-editable files:- PROMPT CARDS WITH PROMPT CARD TEMPLATE- REFERENCE BOOKLET WITH ALPHABETICAL GERMAN-ENGLISH VERB LISTI've also included a selection of preview images an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole.You might like to take a look at the combined pack of SETS 3 and 4, priced at £4.00: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-speaking-practice-3-and-4-100-q-and-a-prompt-cards-focus-separable-verbs-11417814Please read the Terms of Use carefully: this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only.VIELEN DANK UND VIEL SPAß!

By LivelyLearning